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Page 305 - Duties, should be capitalised to pay for the greater part of the embankment scheme : the rest being supplied by a parliamentary vote. Without noticing the discussions which took place in Committee, we will at once state the decision ultimately arrived at, in the form of resolutions : — • "1. That the embankment of the north side of the Thames, from Westminster Bridge to or nearly to Southwark Bridge, would afford a desirable mode of improving the banks and bed of the river, and facilitate the...
Page xv - Report, — put, and agreed to. Question, That this Report, as amended, be the Report of the Committee to the House, — put and agreed to.
Page iii - Orders of the House, examined the matters to them referred ; and have agreed to the following REPORT...
Page v - Sd. and Id. duties upon coal, and the ^d. duty upon wine, which were imposed and continued by Parliament for the purpose of public improvements in the metropolis, will cease ; your Committee recommend that they be renewed for a limited period, and that the whole or part of the cost of the Thames embankment be made a first charge upon them.
Page 174 - For widening and improving Cannon Street, and for making a new street from the west end of Cannon Street to Queen Street, and for widening and improving Queen Street, and for effecting other improvements in the city of London.
Page 174 - An Act to extend the Time for the Purchase of Lands required for certain Branches of the North Staffordshire Railway to Newcastle-under-Lyme, Silverdale, and the Apedale Ironworks.
Page 305 - ... committees and commissioners already named. This subject we shall take up, after having noticed the recent proceedings concerning embankment schemes, and the connection of these schemes with the Great Drainage of the Metropolis. It was in May, I860, that a Committee was appointed by the House of Commons, ' To consider the best means of providing for the increasing traffic of the Metropolis, by the Embankment of the Thames.
Page 2 - The streets to be of three magnitudes ; the three principal leading straight through the city, and one or two cross streets to be at least...